Years Ago Jemma Lorenat, Editor n 2015 the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., together with The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, coop- On Models and I eratively organized a special traveling exhibition entitled Man Ray—Human Equations: A Journey from Visualizations of Mathematics to Shakespeare. This novel effort combined three types of artifacts: mathematical models, photographs of them, and paintings by the surrealist artist Man Ray Some Special Quartic based on the photos he had taken earlier. The models themselves were located in Paris, whereas the paintings were made much later in another place and time. But let Surfaces me just cite the words of Wendy Grossman, one of the curators who put this exhibition together: DAVID E. ROWE Man Ray—Human Equations: A Journey from Mathematics to Shakespeare explores the intersection of art and science that deﬁned a signiﬁcant compo- nent of modern art at the beginning of the 20th Years Ago features essays by historians and century. Working in Hollywood in the late 1940s, Man Ray (American, 1890–1976) created the Shake- mathematicians that take us back in time. Whether spearean Equations, a series of paintings that he considered to be the apogee of his creative vision. addressing special topics or
The Mathematical Intelligencer – Springer Journals
Published: Jan 31, 2018
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